Investigating serious incidents Short Course

Investigating serious incidents Short Course
  • Develop your skills & knowledge
  • Delivered by academic experts & qualified professionals
  • Receive a certificate of attendance


Entry and Admissions

Award Type:

Short Course


Short Course / CPD

Study Mode:

Part time

Delivery Method:


Course Length:

1 day


School of Nursing

Partner Colleges:

No Partner College

Start Date:

Tuesday 25th October 2016 (9.30am-4pm)

Entry Requirements:

Course Content

Course Outline:
The aim of this workshop is to provide practical and theoretical underpinnings that enable a thorough and professional investigation of serious incidents to take place

Who should attend:

Health staff, prison health staff and independent health sector staff 

Learning Environment & Assessment:

Attendance without examination 

Academic Expertise

Kevin is an RMN with some 30 years’ experience in acute and forensic psychiatry and has worked as a Clinical Specialist in Risk Management. He has considerable experience in leading on adverse incident reviews and facilitating training in the area of risk management. He is a Senior Lecturer at UCLan. 

Learning outcome & aims

By the end of the workshops participants will:

  • To evaluate current practice and interventions for investigating serious incidents to enable objective critique in a selected service or organisation
  • Critically appraise the legalities of professional investigations

Industry links & professional accreditation

We have great links with employers including household names such as Sony, BAE Systems and Apple. We also have links with the smaller companies in the region and offer help and assistance to more than 1,000 of these – with many of our graduates staying in the region it is important we develop these relationships.

Work experience and international opportunities

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Fees & Funding

For further information contact UCLan
Tel: +44 (0)1772 892400

£90 (catering and car parking are not provided) 

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying for this course, our comprehensive How to Apply pages will guide you through the process. Here at UCLan, our aim is to encourage you to develop your potential and we offer a flexible approach to admissions, which reflects our commitment to all those who would benefit from our courses.

These workshops are available as part of the Service Level Agreement which UCLan has with a number of local NHS Trusts. If you wish to apply using this funding please gain the support of your line manager and complete the online application through

Alternatively, self-funding applicants please book online at

If you have any questions about the workshop please contact us:
email or call 01772 893808


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University of Central Lancashire,
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1772 892400